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438 Possible Causes for Acromegaly, Amenorrhea

  • Acromegaly

    Mortality and morbidity rates are increased in acromegaly.[] KEYWORDS: acromegaly; amenorrhea; postpartum[] References: [1] [4] Clinical features Tumor mass effects Headache , vision loss ( bitemporal hemianopsia ) , cranial nerve palsies : Oligomenorrhea , secondary amenorrhea[]

  • Pituitary Adenoma

    Abstract Acromegaly is one of the most common syndromes in pituitary adenomas. Naturally, women with this condition have trouble with their reproductive function.[] CASE DESCRIPTION: An otherwise healthy 27-year-old woman presented with secondary amenorrhea and moderately elevated prolactin levels.[] On presentation, she exhibited right hemiparesis and left-sided visual loss, associated with amenorrhea.[]

  • Pituitary Neoplasm

    […] of acromegaly.[] Tumor-dependent symptoms seen in pituitary adenomas include: Amenorrhea, galactorrhea, gynecomastia, and infertility in the case of prolactinoma.[] In women, this can cause loss of menstrual periods (amenorrhea) and fluid discharge from the breasts (galactorrhea).[]

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Abstract We report a rare case of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) complicated with acromegaly due to a growth hormone (GH)-producing pituitary adenoma.[] She was advised to visit the endocrinology department for secondary amenorrhea and endocrine survey.[] Patient 4 had prepubertal overgrowth that evolved into pseudo-acromegaly, insulin resistance, secondary amenorrhea, and androgen excess at 15.6 years.[]

  • Obesity

    Guaraldi Andrology. 2015; : n/a 25 Erectile Dysfunction Is Common among Men with Acromegaly and Is Associated with Morbidities Related to the Disease Francesco Lotti,Vincenzo[] CASE DESCRIPTION: We describe an unusual case of a young girl who presented with clinical triad of obesity, primary amenorrhea and central cord syndrome.[] Murphy , Perturbations in adiponectin, leptin and resistin levels in acromegaly: lack of correlation with insulin resistance , Clinical Endocrinology , 58 , 6 , (736-742)[]

  • Endocrine Dysfunction

    […] hypercortisolism, and hyperthyroidism this deviation was negative (suggesting bone loss), whereas for patients with secondary hyperparathyroidism due to chronic renal failure, acromegaly[] A 40-year-old Japanese woman with amenorrhea and galactorrhea for the last 2 years was referred to our department of neurosurgery for the evaluation of high prolactin levels[] Acromegaly is a disorder in which the pituitary gland overproduces growth hormone.[]

  • Launois Syndrome

    There are two main phenotypic changes, namely gigantism, and acromegaly.[] (Overproduction of growth hormone in adults causes acromegaly .)[] ICD-10-CM Codes › E00-E89 Endocrine, nutritional and metabolic diseases › E20-E35 Disorders of other endocrine glands › E22- Hyperfunction of pituitary gland › Acromegaly[]

  • Pituitary Disorder

    Acromegaly Causes Pituitary Tumors Usually Cause Acromegaly Acromegaly, a growth hormone disorder, is always caused by a benign (non-cancerous) tumor, usually one on the pituitary[] FSH / LH lost Decreased Libido / Amenorrhea 3.[] Acromegaly Acromegaly is caused by a tumor in the pituitary gland that makes too much growth hormone.[]

  • Pituitary Apoplexy

    A variety of clinical manifestations of acromegaly have been reported.[] It typically presents years later or as inability to lactate after delivery due to prolactin deficiency and amenorrhea due to gonadotrophin deficiency.[] Keller Apoplexy in a prolactin microadenoma leading to remission of galactorrhea and amenorrhea Surg Neurol, 15 (1981), pp. 114-115 [5] N. Couture, N. Aris-Jilwan, O.[]

  • ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma

    […] the Evaluation and Treament of Acromegaly”.[] It is important to remember that the main cause of amenorrhea in females of reproductive potential is pregnancy![] […] cheeks (plethora) Excess hair growth (hirsutism) on face, neck, chest, abdomen, and thighs Generalized weakness and fatigue Loss of muscle Menstrual disorders in women (amenorrhea[]

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